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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The study of an eye part to indicate the health of the person.

Usage examples (21)
  • The iris of the eye has become the basis of an entire system of diagnosis called iridology.
  • The effectiveness of iridology as a diagnostic tool is dependent upon the sensitivity and expertise of the practitioner.
  • But I wonder if it could also be used for iridology, either now, or at some point in the future when the resolution improves?
  • But no kidding: I wonder if the bishops have taken positions on other unscientific "treatments" like naturopathy, homeopathy, iridology, etc. for more
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